Friday, January 26, 2007

Using a Wiki as a Instructional Strategy

I've started using wikis to give my students "homework" that engages them in a more social way. They love it! They talk about their wiki and are proud to tell me they are working on it. I think they like having a site that they need a password to enter. The were especially excited to develop their very own sports wiki. I see a great future for an online "newspaper" that can be peer edited. The possibilities are endless.

Saturday, January 20, 2007

Google and the Future of Information- Books

Unbelievably, this article(click here) suggests trouble for Google in the future. It reveals Google's plan to digitize the world's books and make them available for everyone, seemingly circumventing copyright. What do you think?

Thursday, January 18, 2007

Faster than the Speed of Light?

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Really?

Ray Kurzweil on Technology's Exponential Rate of Change- and What It Means for Schools

eSchool News online
Never heard of Ray Kurzweil. Well... you're missing out. He has a unique and compelling view of the future. Check out this video relating to education.

ACTIVStudio in California Classrooms

KillerApp.Com
The article above describes a whole school district in California that has installed ACTIVboards in their math classrooms.
I use this technology at my school, and love it. If you're interested in knowing more, let me know.

ACTIVStudio in California Classrooms

KillerApp.Com
The article above describes a whole school district in California that has installed ACTIVboards in their math classrooms.
I use this technology at my school, and love it. If you're interested in knowing more, let me know.

Monday, January 15, 2007

Google Page Creator- Websites

It is unbelievable that Google will give you 5 websites, with a 100MB storage limit for each... All for free(how can that be)!

Sunday, January 14, 2007

Thursday, January 11, 2007

Friday, January 5, 2007

Health

Wouldn't you rather maintain your health than always be on a "diet", especially after your health has already deteriorated to the point of diabetes, heart disease, obesity, etc.?